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Veterinary Emergency Group Veterinary Technician Per Diem/Part time in Newton, Massachusetts

Veterinary Emergency Group is currently hiring a Veterinary Technician for a busy hospital and urgent care. Hours of operation are nights, weekends and holidays only.

Responsibilities to include but, not limited to:

  • Triaging

  • Knowledge and ability to recognize medical emergencies and illnesses

  • Assessing patients

  • Recording vitals and assisting doctors with diagnostics

  • Completing all treatments as instructed by the doctor

  • Basic husbandry and nursing care

  • Monitoring all changes in patients and giving them all the compassionate care they deserve

  • Taking blood

  • Placing catheters

  • Assisting in and facilitating radiography capture

  • Preparing samples for outside reference labs

  • Running in-house lab work

  • Preparing medications

  • Administering medications

  • Any other field related tasks

The ideal candidate will:

  • Be available nights, weekends and holidays

  • Be able to follow verbal, written and electronic instructions

  • Have a minimum of 2 years experience

  • Be able to work in a fast paces environment with all personality types

  • Have the ability to learn Infinity/Impromed/Vetspire

  • Be able to lift a minimum of 50 pounds